Sonography salaries are among the higher medical technician salaries. A sonographer salary is a function of several factors including:
- level of training and education
- full or part time employment
- geographic location and demand
Median annual sonographer salaries in May 2015 were about $69,600. The lowest 10% earned sonographer pay of about $48,700 and the highest 10% earned a sonographer salary of more than about $99,100.
The salary of a sonographer also varies with experience. According to Payscale.com, the starting entry level sonographer salary in 2016 was about $51,000. The highest paying skills associated with this job according to Payscale.com are RDCS (Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer), Vascular, and RVT(Registered Vascular Techologist).
Sonographer wages in top paying industries in May 2016 according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics were:
Sonographer salaries by state are shown below in a Bureau of Labor Statistics map: